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Annual Appointments for Women’s Health

The new year is a great time for new commitments to your health.  Regular examinations can help you solve problems before they truly start. Make sure the appointments and screenings below are on your calendar for 2017!   Gynecology Exam This annual test is important for reproductive health.  At Peoria Women’s Health, we perform three … Continue reading "A

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Minimize Stress During Stress Awareness Month

Today’s fast paced work environments and overbooked schedules bring with them a lot of added stress and concern. In recognition of Stress Awareness month it is important to be aware of the negative impact stress can have on your life.   Fight or flight – This is a protective response that is supposed to defend the body against … Continue reading "

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Reducing Stress Levels After the Holidays

The holiday season can be a joyful time of festive celebrations, but it can also be the most stressful time of the year. When stress levels rise, so do cortisol levels. The adrenal glands produce this hormone which helps to regulate your blood pressure and your immune system during times of increased stress. When your … Continue reading "Reducing Stress Levels After

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Don’t Let the Holidays Wreak Hormonal Havoc!

The holiday season is typically revered for its festive nature filled with warmth, love, and hopefully a brief break from employment obligations. Although the season may exemplify peace, many women can attest to the fact that it can actually result in the opposite. Science is realizing that hormonal balance has a much more significant impact … Continue reading

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Different Forms of Birth Control

Females have a plethora of options when it comes to birth control, not just “the pill”. The pill has several pesky side effects like spotting, weight gain, and headaches. There are other less-known options available. Here are a few! The patch is also known as Ortho Evra. The patch, like a band-aid, is applied to … Continue reading "Different Forms of Birth Control

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